12 Bars In Telok Ayer That Are Great For After-Work Drinks

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For many working professionals, Telok Ayer is the go-to place for after-work drinks at trendy bars. Telok Ayer is always bustling and full of life because of its strategic location in the heart of the Central Business District.

The vibrant neighbourhood is an interesting place to explore too—boasting the most exciting food establishments and cafes that turn into bars at night housed in traditional shop houses. It is a culture-rich place that is home to not just popular chill out spots, but also hidden gems that are waiting to be discovered.

Here are 12 Bars In Telok Ayer For The Night Owls.

Ash & Char Singapore


For the uninitiated, Ash & Char is a up-and-coming gastrobar helmed by the same people in charge of Rise & Grind Coffee. Co. Siddle up to their chic bar for a beer, a glass of wine or their unique in-house cocktails such as the Elderflower Fuss.

#01-03/04 21 McCallum Street
Singapore 069047
Tel: +65 9132 8880
Daily: 11am – 11pm
Nearest Station: Telok Ayer

Bourbon Street

Photo Credit: Bourbon Street Facebook


Bourbon Street is a cafe by day where you can pop by for a fuss-free meal which transforms into a bar at night so you can have a tipple or two with your friends. On their alcoholic drinks menu is their signature bespoke cocktails and New Orleans beer selections. Ladies, you will love the 1-for-1 cocktails ladies night promotion which occurs every Wednesday night.

46 Club Street
Singapore 069423
Tel: +65 6221 4772
Mon to Fri: 8am – 12 Midnight
Closed: Weekends
Nearest Station: Telok Ayer

Kaya Toast Cocktail


Having moved from North Canal Road, Bitters & Love is one of the most popular bars in Telok Ayer now. Known for their bespoke cocktails, the bar also has a selection of bar snacks such as Rangers Valley Waygu and Triple Cooked Handcut Truffle Potatoes to pair with your drinks. Beyond that, Bitters & Love also organises ‘contemporary mixology’ classes as well.

118 Telok Ayer Street
Singapore 068587
Tel: +65 6438 1836
Mon to Thu: 6pm – 12 Midnight
Fri & Sat: 6pm – 2am
Nearest Station: Telok Ayer

Club Meatballs China Square Central


An open restaurant with a cocktail and wine bar, Club Meatballs is one of the nicest chill-out spots in China Square Central. The best day to visit Club Meatballs for drinks is on Saturday, where you get Happy Hour promotions all day long—Spirits and Mixers start at S$7 and a bottle of beer starts at S$8.

If you are planning to head over on other days, you can enjoy the same promotions from 12pm – 2pm and 4pm – 8pm.

20 Cross St, #01-34/35/36
China Square Central
Singapore 048422
Tel: +65 6222 8660
Mon to Fri: 8am – 12am
Sat: 11am – 12am
Nearest Station: Telok Ayer


Photo Credit: Cocotto Facebook


A Japanese bar cum eatery, Cocotto is where you will find decent Japanese-French fusion cuisine to fill your tummy. If you are just there for drinks, delight yourself in a wide array of whisky, sake and beer. You will find groups of young people sharing a laugh over Kronenbourg or Asahi beer towers and tasty finger food.

#01-01 Far East Square
38 Pekin Street
Singapore 048768
Tel: +65 9800 4954
Daily: 11am – 2am
Nearest Station: Telok Ayer



Hailing from New York City, Employees Only opened its first international outpost in Singapore’s Amoy Street. Have a taste of the legendary speakeasy’s signature concoctions such as Ready Fire Aim and Employees Only’s Manhattan.

112 Amoy Street
Singapore 069932
Tel: +65 6221 7357
Mon to Fri: 5pm – 1am
Sat: 5pm – 2am
Sun: 6pm – 1am
Nearest Station: Telok Ayer



You would never have guessed that this yong tau foo eatery is actually a hipster bar at night. By day, enjoy a hearty bowl of our local favourite dish and by night, indulge in their Asian tapas and alcoholic beverages.

Fu Lin Bar & Kitchen has an ongoing Happy Hour promotion from 4pm to 8pm daily. A bottle of Asahi is going at S$9.50 while a bucket of five Corona Extra sets you back at S$35. They also have a range of House Pours priced at S$9.

127 Telok Ayer Street
Singapore 068596
Tel: +65 6423 0311
Mon to Fri: 10am – 12 Midnight
Sat: 4pm – 12 Midnight
Nearest Station: Telok Ayer

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If you are looking for a place to impress your date, look no further. Grab a pint of Pure Blond and Steinlager at S$9 each or go for a bucket of five (S$45), where you can mix and match between Carlsberg, Corona and Asahi Black. Fancy a cocktail? Get yourself a Blazing Scarlott (Tequila, Red Wine, Raspberries) from the bar.

19 Boon Tat Street
Singapore 069619
Tel: +65 6221 3703
Mon to Thu: 11.30am – 11pm
Fri & Eve of PH: 11.30am – 12midnight
Sat: 5.30pm – 11pm
Nearest Station: Telok Ayer


Photo Credit: Mojo Singapore Facebook


Adhering to a duo concept, Mojo Singapore serves up rice bowls in the day. And when night falls, the place transforms into an izakaya of sorts, with a menu of yakitori, small plates, and alcoholic beverages.

204 Telok Ayer Street
Singapore 068640
Tel: +65 6220 0723
Mon to Sat: 11.30am – 12 Midnight
Nearest Station: Telok Ayer

Muse Amuse

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When it comes to creativity, Muse Amuse wins hands down. The minimalist design features an uncluttered, spacious venue with a long communal table where guests are expected to linger around, a bar counter to order Asian-influenced cocktails and an outdoor balcony.

289 South Bridge Road
Singapore 058835
Tel: +65 9475 5529
Mon to Sat: 12pm – 12 Midnight
Nearest Station: Telok Ayer



A retro bar to see and be seen at, those who are into anything rustic will love the interior design and ambience at Napolean Food & Wine Bar. The dining experience, however, is slightly more forward-looking with a long row of enomatic machines that are able to dispense 32 different wines for a taste test.

206 Telok Ayer Street
Singapore 068641
Tel: +65 6221 9282
Mon to Fri: 11.30am – 12 Midnight
Sat: 6pm – 12 Midnight
Nearest Station: Telok Ayer

sum yi tai


Opened by the same owners behind the now defunct Butter Factory Group, Sum Yi Tai reminds you of old Hong Kong in the 80s. The Chinese bar offers three various concepts over three storeys in one shophouse—the first floor is for tapas and drinks, mid floor is a dining club for party animals and the top level is a private rooftop bar.

25 Boon Tat Street
Singapore 069622
Tel: +65 6221 3665
Mon to Fri: 11.30am – 2.30pm, 5pm – 1am
Sat: 7pm – 1am
Nearest Station: Telok Ayer